November 10, 2011
I can do things you cannot,
you can do things I cannot, together we can
make a difference -
Dear Sponsors and Supporters of The Integral
I hope this email finds you all well.
Its been a great
year so far and I just wanted to send an
update to let you know whats on our
While most of you are now settling into
the routine of fall and early winter, here,
in Guatemala, the school year is coming to
an end. Our school year runs from mid
January to mid October. So the kids have
finished exams and for some, graduation is
in the next couple of weeks. During the
break from school, some of our kids will
have a challenging time because when they
are in school they feel safe, they get at
least one full meal, and its a break from
the hardships going on at home and on the
During this school break comes
Christmas and we have a couple of plans for
this season. For those kids and families who
are sponsored by you, we plan to give them
an extra food basket as well as some toys
for the kids.
On Christmas Eve we also have a special plan
to go to the village of Mano de Leon, where
we have installed some solar units, and to
take food, toys, blankets, and a whole lot
of love to share with this isolated village!
There are a couple of local restaurants in
Antigua that have agreed to collaborate with
us on this project. We are looking forward
to sharing some love and happiness with this
After Christmas, its back to school.
So with that we will be looking at buying
some new uniforms, school supplies, and
shoes for those sponsored kids who are in
school or might be heading to school or
third level education for the first time.
If you would like to help with any of
these foreseeable needs that we have, the
kids and we would greatly appreciate it!
Please feel free to share this with your
friends and family as well.
On behalf of the Integral Heart team, I
thank you so much for the investment you are
currently making in our collective future! I
feel extremely fortunate to be able to be in
Guatemala and be the hands and feet on your
Liz on behalf of the IHF team.
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